Midwinter night's dreamAdditional title: Figure in the carpet (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
NamesAdams, Diana, 1926-1993 (Dancer)Hinkson, Mary (Dancer)Lland, Michael (Dancer)Magallanes, Nicholas (Dancer)McBride, Patricia, 1942- (Dancer)Mitchell, Arthur, 1934- (Dancer)Moncion, Francisco (Dancer)Villella, Edward, 1936- (Dancer)Weslow, William (Dancer)Cooke, Alistair, 1908-2004 (Host)Jillana (Dancer)Balanchine, George (Choreographer)Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759 (Composer)Saudek, Robert, 1911-1997 (Producer)New York City Ballet (Performer)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1961-01-01
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 6565Shelf locator: *MGZHB 20-1782
TopicsLincoln Center for the Performing Arts
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performancesTelevision programs
NotesVenue: Telecast on WNBC-TV's Omnibus series on January 1, 1961. Content: Performance excerpts include: The New York City Ballet in a grand march; The Repertory Theatre Company of Stratford, Ontario in a scene from Shakespeare's King John; An opera class conducted by Emil Renan at the Juilliard School of Music; Arias from Mozart's Don Giovanni sung by George London and Laurel Hurley of the Metropolitan Opera Company; George Balanchine's Figure in the carpet (Music: George Frederick Handel) performed by Diana Adams, Mary Hinkson, Jillana, Michael Lland, Nicholas Magallanes, Patricia McBride, Arthur Mitchell, Francisco Moncion, Edward Villella, William Weslow, and members of the New York City Ballet; Leonard Bernstein directing the New York Philharmonic Orchestra in William Schuman's American festival overture.Creation/production credits: Produced by Robert Saudek Associates. Host: Alistair Cooke. Director: William A. Graham.
Physical DescriptionFilm reelExtent: 1 film reel (52 min.) : sound, black and white ; 16 mm
DescriptionPreview program of the Lincoln Center complex three years before its completion. Alistair Cooke discusses the buildings and activities which will comprise the complex. Special guests includes Wallace K. Harrison and John D. Rockefeller.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY797078043-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12158335Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 09bb3460-c7eb-0135-5bee-0356a87eb274
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